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Christian Walters
El Cerrito, CA
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Gymnast and contortionist for Cirque du Soleil: TOTEM Joe Putignano has a new book coming out called Acrobaddict. Unfortunately, it's not about Putignano's love for gymnastics, but instead about his life as a heroin addict and how he overcame it.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Towleroad
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In today's "Predictable News" file, American Family Association's Ed Vitagliano writes an anti-gay essay that goes back to the ancient and stagnant well claiming that the reason gays are gay is because they suffered sexual abuse and are broken individuals.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Towleroad
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The other day we told you the story of how seven LGBT Ugandans were allegedly murdered by stoning, burning, and mob violence as a potential reaction to the repeal of the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act. That claim, which was used as... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Towleroad
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Gay artist Wilson Knight has a new indie-pop single for your listening pleasure: "Just Missed The Train". The slow ballad is an autobiographical account of Knight himself having had to move on from a past relationship that was once holding... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Towleroad
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A swimming pool for dogs because why shouldn't there be? The video of mostly labs and retrievers playing and swimming after toys is wholly adorable, due in no small part to the fact that smell-o-vision isn't a thing. Rather than... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Towleroad
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Drag personality and former Drag Race contestant Alaska Thunderf**k is one of the latest to get wet for ALS awareness, and like a true drag queen she does it with personality and style. And yes, she really does get her... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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No one at this point should be questioning the comedic genius that is George Takei, but anyone in doubt (and everyone else, for that matter) should take a look at his most recent collaboration with BuzzFeed, wherein he answers burning... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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Of all the places in the U.S. that are resistant to social change, and gay equality in particular, the Deep South tops the list. As such, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas have now become the focus of the Human Rights Campaign's... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Towleroad
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Well this should be a tragic trainwreck. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission are planning on holding a national conference in Nashville discussing the topic of "The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage." Sure to be an informed an... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Towleroad
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Josey Greenwell was a country musician who made waves by being out and proud, appearing in places like DNA Magazine and on Dr. Phil, gaining attention both for his music and his model looks. Then in January 2013 he vanished.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Towleroad
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Earlier this week Gavin McInnes, chief creative officer of Rooster in New York, posted an article to Thought Catalog called "Transphobia is Perfectly Natural", and it's every bit as terrible as it sounds. Thankfully, it turns out that Rooster, as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Towleroad
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Because when you can't legitimately attack someone's stances or methods, you might as well go straight for the ad hominems and attack someone's physical appearance. Unable to come up with cogent arguments as to why, precisely, Michelle Obama's promotion of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at Towleroad
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(image facebook) This Monday, two fantastic things will be coming your way: the Hot Cop of Castro Street and the Chilin' 4 Charity ice water challenge. This Monday, August 18th Officer Chris Kohrs will be wearing not-very-much as he prepares... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at Towleroad
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This is some wonderful news, especially out of a place as unexpected as Florida. The Orlando City Council gave its final approval this past Monday to ban discrimination against transfolk, thus placing gender identity in the realm of protected classes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at Towleroad
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Ohio Wranglers fans, rejoice, because Tallmadge has just given you another reason to slip into your skintight denim. This year the Summit County Fairgrounds played host to their first-ever gay rodeo, and what's more it was a hit. There were... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at Towleroad
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Despite the fact that homosexuality was removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) over 40 years ago, it would seem that some doctors are still having trouble letting go. Such was the case with Matthew Moore... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at Towleroad
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Matt Barber is at it again, using lies to whip up his base into a terrorized frenzy that the gays are here to destroy everything they hold dear. Things are so bad, evidently, that he's prognosticating an impending repeat of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at Towleroad
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The Seattle-based tattooed lumberjacks of indie group Fences have just released their album Arrows, getting a publicity boost by collaborating with "Same Love" duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. But you already knew that. What you may not know is that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Towleroad
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For as much as the far right-wingers whine about the oppression of freedom of speech when a baker receives public backlash for their outspoken homophobia, the U.S. has extremely permissive freedoms in regards to speech when compared to places like... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Towleroad
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Taking their cues from Uganda, The Republican Liberty Party of Kenya has drafted their very own version of the "Kill the Gays" bill that calls for public death by stoning for "aggravated homosexuality," which is defined as "committing the acts... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Towleroad
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a coming-of-age novel about a young lesbian sent to live with her conservative aunt after her parents die in a car crash. She is subsequently sent to a "de-gaying" camp where she develops a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Towleroad
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Ansel Elgort of The Fault in Our Stars strips to his skivvies and gets dunked with ice water in the latest round of Chillin 4 Charity. Much like with Rachel Maddow, Elgort was challenged by someone he knew - in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Towleroad
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This will send your cute-capacitors into overload. Lena the rottweiler's owner had just finished her shower, but as soon as she stepped out the pup decided that it was her turn to get cleaned off. The video is utterly adorable,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at Towleroad
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Punky pixie siren Kiesza - whom we've mentioned a time or two - picked up her six string for a stunning acoustic cover of Nirvana's "Heart Shaped Box." She doesn't claim it the way Johnny Cash did Nine Inch Nails'... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at Towleroad
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Benny Longoria of Tulsa, OK was found dead in his apartment on June 20th, but despite Longoria's body being found naked and the apartment covered in blood, Tulsa police are allegedly refusing to investigate the case as suspicious. Dallas activist... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Towleroad